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Number Of Kids Born Outside Of Marriage Has Declined

Posted 08.13.2014 | Parents

By: Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer Published: 08/13/2014 11:06 AM EDT on LiveScience The number of children born outside of marriage in the Unit...

Wanted: Strong Families

Elizabeth Gregory | Posted 08.21.2013 | Parents
Elizabeth Gregory

The widespread lack of good, affordable child care negatively affects the way families form and fathers engage with their kids. If high-quality child care were part of the public education system, dads and moms would face fewer financial barriers, giving all families more room to flourish.

Why It's Easier To Lie About Our Unconventional Family

Amy Wruble | Posted 11.03.2012 | Parents
Amy Wruble

I figure my job is to stop fibbing, get comfortable in my skin and do a good job raising Viv to know and cherish all different kinds of families.

Single Parent? No, Your Kids Are Not Doomed!

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Bella DePaulo

Most headlines from the recent Pew and Time survey were some variation on "4 in 10 say marriage is becoming obsolete." The full report was titled "The...

In 4,000 Word Story on Marriage Education, Washington Post Only Quotes True Believers

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

Have you read The Marriage Myth story in the Washington Post? The subtitle of reporter Ellen McCarthy's article is "Why do so many couples divorce? Ma...